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CORALINE

USA, 2009 (MIFF 2009, Next Gen)

Director: Henry Selick

Put on your 3D specs for a fun-filled, animated journey into a parallel world.

Just when you thought you'd seen everything possible at the movies, filmmaker Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas) has created a groundbreaking stop-motion feature in stereoscopic 3D. Based on a children's story by Neil Gaiman, Coraline is a surreal fairytale about a young girl who travels through a secret door in her home to other worlds. The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, thinks Coraline - but is it?

Don't miss the amazing Mr Bobinsky (voiced by Ian McShane of Deadwood) with his trained circus of mice, or the English comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders as a pair of ex-dance hall luvies with a fetish for Scottie dogs!

“The first contemporary film in which the 3D experience feels intrinsic to the story instead of a Godforsaken gimmick… a remarkable feat of imagination.” - Los Angeles Times

MIFF Recommends: Age 10+. Some frightening scenes.

All screenings take place at Hoyts Melbourne Central, inside the Melbourne Central Shopping Centre

$17 full price
$14 concession
$14 MIFF members
$10 Next Gen child / $35 Next Gen family (2 adults / 2 children)

MIFF passes are not valid

D/S Henry Selick P Claire Jennings, Mary Sandell Dist Universal Pictures TD dcp/2009

See also...

TIM BURTON'S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

USA, 1993
Wonderfully weird and wickedly twisted Tim Burton's fiendish imagination has been given full rein in this jaw-dropping, stop-motion animated musical fantasy. The Nightmare Before Christmas is a fable… More »

Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions

USA, 1991
It is night. The puppet twins awaken and sneak up the attic stairs to spy on their stupid stepbrother. Bob, sleeping on the ceiling, is awakened by friendly lizards and sent off to the second dimensi… More »

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